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Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Studying Spanish not only will enhance your educational experience at USCB, it will enrich your life, transform your travel experience and above all, will prepare you with marketable skills and experiences to compete for career opportunities in today's economy. Ongoing rapid local and national demographic fluctuations have created intensive demands upon academic programs offered in the Lowcountry. The increasing Hispanic population in the community has necessitated a program centered on acquiring Spanish speaking skills.

The Spanish degree at USCB will provide students with Spanish language and Hispanic cultural skills that result in their becoming more articulaate and analytical, as well as historically and socially informed. The program also fosters in students a multicultural perspective and a sense of social responsibility. It also prepares students to be aware of, and respond to, escalating multicultural and global societal changes. Additionally, prepare students to be aware of, and respond to, newly arrived Hispanic residents of the locality and state.

Graduates of this program will attain appropriate levels of proficiency in each of the following areas: speaking, reading, writing, listening comprehension, and culture based on the ACTFL rating guidelines and achieve the sufficient level of language and cultural proficiency required for beginning graduate studies and to compete effectively for jobs in fields requiring a proficient knowledge of spoken and written Spanish (i.e. education, human services, government, law, banking, public relations, business, etc.).